The Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents has named Putnam County’s Corby King the 2022 Upper Cumberland Superintendent of the Year.
King was one of the eight nominees for the award. Putnam County School Board Chair Lynn Mchenry said in a release that the board is thankful for his leadership while navigating the past year.
“On behalf of the board, I want to congratulate Mr. King on being nominated for 2022 TN Superintendent of the Year as well as being the Upper Cumberland region 2022 Superintendent of the Year,” Mchenry said. “This is a true recognition of his leadership. I can say first hand that the decisions made by Mr. King are always pointed back to what is best for the students in Putnam County.”
Putnam County School System is the 14th largest school district in the state of Tennessee out of 147 school districts. Putnam County has 19 schools, VITAL e-learning school, adult learning center and an adult high school.
The Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents is a membership association for Tennessee’s school superintendents and directors of schools. The organization provides high quality professional learning, legislative advocacy, and many other services.